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Seattle Opera.

Community Previews

community previews 2017/2018 season

Get an inside look into the production as you discover and deepen your personal connection to and enjoyment of the opera. 

If you'd like to bring a community preview to your neighborhood, contact Education, education@seattleopera.org

Main Photo © Rozarii Lynch

Asian Arts Leaders Respond to Madame Butterfly

SIFF Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N, Seattle

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Sunday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Free - RSVPs are helpful but not required. All are welcome.

Prior to its performance of Madame Butterfly this August, Seattle Opera will hold a panel discussion featuring Asian Pacific Islander (API) artists, community leaders, and activists that will be moderated by Frank Abe, an award-winning writer/producer and founder of the Asian American Journalists Association in Seattle.

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Sunday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Free - RSVPs are helpful but not required. All are welcome.

Madame Butterfly Previews

Around Puget Sound

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July 15 - August 3

Free Admission

Need a quick refresher on our upcoming production of Madame Butterfly? Want to learn the basics of opera? Join Seattle Opera at your local library or community center for an hour-long presentation that takes the audience on a journey through the story and music of the upcoming mainstage opera.

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July 15 - August 3

Free Admission

Reversing the Madame Butterfly Effect: Asian American Women Reinvent Themselves Onstage

Cornish Playhouse Studio Theatre

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Friday, July 28 at 7:30 PM

Free - RSVPs are helpful but not required. All are welcome.

This event will include three short plays by Asian American women playwrights as well as conversations on reclaiming Asian female representation in art and entertainment. The event is curated by celebrated actor and arts leader Kathy Hsieh and presented in partnership with SIS Productions.

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Friday, July 28 at 7:30 PM

Free - RSVPs are helpful but not required. All are welcome.

Seattle Opera Lecture Series at Seattle U

Seattle University - Pigott auditorium

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Free Admission - RSVP Recommended

Join us for a series of fun and interactive multi-media experiences designed to make you think about opera in new and innovative ways.

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Free Admission - RSVP Recommended